13/12/2018 - 14/12/2018

The UNESCO office in Accra is organizing a validation workshop on the Needs Assessment that was conducted in the field of intangible cultural heritage for Ghana. The activity is organized from 13 to 14 December 2018 in Accra under the patronage of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and involving the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, the National Commission for UNESCO, the Folklore Board and the Ghana Culture Forum.

The workshop aims to lay a solid foundation to support Ghana in strengthening its capacities for safeguarding living heritage, as part of UNESCO’s global capacity building strategy to assist States Parties to create favorable institutional and professional environments. The needs assessment report will be presented together with a multi-year project proposal to UNESCO, which could be used to raise funds to support the intangible cultural heritage sector in the country.